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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Furness, William Henry, 1866-1920
The island of stone money: Uap of the Carolines
Published By: Original publisher
Philadelphia ; London: J.B. Lippincott Company. 1910. 278
p. ill., map
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by William Henry Furness, 3d … with illustrations from
photographs by the author
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Medium of exchange (436);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This source is a discursive personal account of a doctor's
visit to Yap in 1903. Extensive sections are included on Yap dwellings, bachelor houses,
personal ornamentation and jewelry, songs and dances, mediums of exchange and burial rites.
A long if hazy account is given of Yap religious beliefs, methods of divination, role of
the soothsayer and one version of the natives' creation myth. The last third of the book is
devoted to Yap grammar and vocabulary.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Amal Vinogradov ; 1964
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Federated States of Micronesia
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Yapese (Micronesian people)/Yap (Micronesia)